|Montana State Senate District 40|
| Term in office began|
2003 (District 26), 2007 (District 40)
| Term in office ended|
|Profession||Division Administrator for Department of Labor|
Cooney earned his B.S. from the University of Montana in 1979.
Cooney was an Officer for Cooney Food Brokerage from 1972 to 1979. From 1977 to 1988 he was on the staff of United States Senator Max Baucus. He then worked as Senator Baucus' Executive Assistant from 1979 to 1989. He was Executive Director for Montana Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies, from 2001 to 2006. He has been Division Administrator for the Montana Department of Labor since 2006.
Cooney served in the Montana State House of Representatives from 1976 to 1980. He ran for Governor of Montana in 2000 but was not elected. He then served as Secretary of State for Montana from 1989 to 2001. He joined the Montana State Senate in 2003. He has served in that position since, representing the 40th District.
- Finance and Claims Committee, Montana Senate
- Rules Committee, Montana Senate
- State Administration Committee, Montana Senate
|Montana State Senate, District 40 (2006)|
|Mike Cooney (D)||5,871|
|Bob Leach (R)||2,739|
In 2006, Cooney collected $8,064 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2006 were:
|Lewis And Clark County Democratic Central Committee||$320|
Cooney and his wife, Dee Ann, have three children.
- Mike Cooney's official Montana State Senate website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2002, 2000, 1996, 1992
|Montana Senate District 40
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